The Timelessness of Black & White Photography

There’s something about black & white photography that never gets old. In a digital age where we can create virtually any images we want with colours that pop beyond belief, we still have an almost romantic longing for black & white photos.

Sometimes experimenting in post-production with compositions in soft shades of grey, dark contrasty blacks and cool whites we can completely change the tone or mood of a picture in way that wouldn’t work for a colour image. It can evoke a mood from nostalgia to sadness to gritty and modern and convey emotions in a way that colour images simply can’t.  Black & white images can be distraction free, refreshingly simple and often it’s easier to interpret the main focus of the picture.

For me, whether it’s families or dogs I’m photographing I love to provide my clients with both options, beautiful colour and black & white images. Whilst both offer their own uniqueness of what the image portrays, I find that with black & white there is a timeless classic interpretation that never dates.

Thank you for taking the time to read this blog post – if you would like to see more inspiration from other professional photographers within the #collaborationnotcompetition project then feel free to visit any  of the websites below:

Anna Hurst Photography 

Catriona Mairi Photography

Charles Thorne Photography 

Clare Harding Photography 

Dandelion Photography 

Derya Vicars Photography 

Hannah Cornford Photography 

Helen Rowan Photography 

Jo Haycock Photography 

Photography by Leela

Light Monkey Photography 

Louisa French Photography 

Lyndsey Abercromby

Lynne Harper Photography 

Mel Wilson Photography 

Nadine Brandt Photography

Sarah Gibson Photography 

Portrayed Photography

Danielle Reeder Photography

Tor Keene Photography 

Nina Mace Photography 

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